omnivorously

omnivorous

[om-niv-er-uhs]
adjective
1.
eating both animal and plant foods.
2.
eating all kinds of foods indiscriminately.
3.
taking in everything, as with the mind: an omnivorous reader.

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin omnivorus, equivalent to omni- omni- + -vorus -vorous

omnivorism, noun
omnivorously, adverb
omnivorousness, noun
omnivorism, noun

carnivorous, herbivorous, omnivorous.
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omnivorous (ɒmˈnɪvərəs)
 
adj
1.  eating food of both animal and vegetable origin, or any type of food indiscriminately
2.  taking in or assimilating everything, esp with the mind
 
[C17: from Latin omnivorus all-devouring, from omni- + vorāre to eat greedily]
 
om'nivorously
 
adv
 
om'nivorousness
 
n

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omnivorous
1650s, from L. omnivorus "all-devouring," from omnis "all" (see omni-) + vorare "devour, swallow" (see voracious).
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omnivore   (ŏm'nə-vôr')  Pronunciation Key 
An organism that eats both plants and animals.

omnivorous adjective
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